Bird-Friendly Communities

Post Your Plants for Birds Sign and Spread the Word

Post Your Plants for Birds Sign and Spread the Word

— Let your neighbors know about the benefits of native plants.
How One Neighborhood Saved Millions of Gallons of Water With Native Plants

How One Neighborhood Saved Millions of Gallons of Water With Native Plants

— By installing water-saving appliances and less thirsty native plants, this Colorado community saved 15 million gallons of water in just one year.
From Goats to Grandparents: How One Audubon Chapter Is Making a More Bird-Friendly Community

From Goats to Grandparents: How One Audubon Chapter Is Making a More Bird-Friendly Community

— Whether it's renting goats to clear out invasive plants or making a new assisted-living facility greener, Huntington-Oyster Bay Audubon is making a difference.
Brighten Up Your Balcony or Patio with a DIY Native-Plant Garden

Brighten Up Your Balcony or Patio with a DIY Native-Plant Garden

— Even apartment dwellers can lure birds to their windows with container gardens. Here's how to get yours ready for spring migration.
To Turn a Schoolyard Into an Outdoor Classroom, Just Add Native Plants

To Turn a Schoolyard Into an Outdoor Classroom, Just Add Native Plants

— With the help of Audubon Minnesota and some controlled fires, a local school recently restored an overgrown field into original prairie habitat.
Grow These Native Plants So Your Backyard Birds Can Feast

Grow These Native Plants So Your Backyard Birds Can Feast

— Native plants beat even the best bird feeder. Here’s what to put in your garden to transform it into a year-round wonderland.
Urban Oases Are Springing Up in Connecticut

Urban Oases Are Springing Up in Connecticut

— A new program finds the best places to create green spaces for underserved communities and migrating birds.
Roofing Revolution: How (Gorgeous) Green Roofs Benefit Birds

Roofing Revolution: How (Gorgeous) Green Roofs Benefit Birds

— It’s not wasted space if you do something with it. Four green roof projects are helping species around the world.
Birding in the City of Brotherly Love

Birding in the City of Brotherly Love

— The American Birding Association recognizes Audubon's Keith Russell for putting Philadelphia on the birding map.
What’s a Chimney Swift Without a Chimney?

What’s a Chimney Swift Without a Chimney?

— North Carolinians are taking big steps to protect their swifts from becoming homeless.